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There are 6 ways to get from St Albans to Watford by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  15m

  1. Take the train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  28m

  1. Take the rideshare from St Albans to Watford 8.8 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  30m

  1. Take the bus from St Albans, Belmont Hill to Watford, Railway Bridge 321 - Sapphire / ...

$5 - $14

Taxi  •  12m

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Watford 9.2 miles

$26 - $32

Drive  •  12m

  1. Drive from St Albans to Watford 9.2 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2h 45m

  1. Walk from St Albans to Watford 8.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Watford is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from St Albans to Watford is to taxi which costs £20 - £25 and takes 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Albans, Belmont Hill and arriving at Watford, Railway Bridge. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from St Albans Abbey and arriving at Watford Junction. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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The distance between St Albans and Watford is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Watford without a car is to train which takes 15m and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from St Albans Abbey to Watford Junction takes 15m including transfers and departs hourly.

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St Albans to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from St Albans, Belmont Hill station.

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St Albans to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from St Albans Abbey station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Watford is to train which takes 15m and costs £2 - £3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £11 and takes 30m.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Watford.
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  • Distance: 7.1 miles
  • Duration: 15m

What companies run services between St Albans, England and Watford, England?

West Midlands operates a train from St Albans to Watford hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 15m. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from St Albans to Watford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Belmont Hill to Watford, Railway Bridge
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Uno
Phone
01707 255764
Email
unobus@herts.ac.uk
Website
unobus.info
Bus from St Albans, Telford Court to Bushey, James Close
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
unobus.info
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Watford, Town Hall
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from St Albans to Watford
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from St Albans to Watford
Ave. Duration
12m
Estimated price
$26 - $32
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424

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St Albans to Watford bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford, Railway Bridge station.

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St Albans to Watford train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Watford is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12m to drive from St Albans to Watford.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between St Albans and Watford. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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